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Coates, Keith S.; McLaughlin, T. F. – B.C. Journal of Special Education, 1992
Evaluation of effects of parent tutoring in word recognition with flash cards with a slow learning seven year old found neither number of words read or frequency of errors was changed by the intervention, but subjective measures did support the intervention's effectiveness. Results suggest the need for parent training for effective home…
Descriptors: Beginning Reading, Drills (Practice), Instructional Effectiveness, Intervention
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Olafson, Lori – B.C. Journal of Special Education, 1993
This study applied Reader Response theory (which stresses an aesthetic experience with the text) with seven less proficient readers (learning-disabled fifth and sixth graders). Student response was best when the text was read to them, when their responses were oral, and when instruction focused on active meaning construction and the reader/text…
Descriptors: Intermediate Grades, Learning Disabilities, Literature Appreciation, Reader Response